Courts take lenient approach to standing of ‘idealistic’ claim foundations under Dutch class action regime

Recent case law on the standing of ‘idealistic’ claim foundations shows courts’ lenient approach. Under the class action regime that entered into force in January 2020, claim foundations face stricter admissibility requirements as a counterbalance to their newly gained power to institute an opt-out damages claim. The legislator however also implemented an exemption to the requirements for ‘idealistic’ claim foundations, … Read more